Minas Gerais


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Minas Gerais

(Portuguese ˈminaʒ ʒəˈraiʒ)
n
(Placename) an inland state of E Brazil: situated on the high plateau of the Brazilian Highlands; large reserves of iron ore and manganese. Capital: Belo Horizonte. Pop: 18 343 517 (2002). Area: 587 172 sq km (226 707 sq miles)

Mi•nas Ge•rais

(ˈmi nəs ʒɪˈraɪs)
n.
a state in E Brazil. 16,660,691; 226,708 sq. mi. (587,172 sq. km). Cap.: Belo Horizonte.
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The plan will feature $70 million in financing from the IDB and allow Minas Gerais to focus its crime prevention and control efforts on 14 of 853 municipalities that account for half of the killings that are committed in the state.
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Federation of Industries of the State of Minas Gerais (FIEMG), organised a trade delegation of leading Brazilian companies from the state of Minas Gerais with the aim of strengthening economic relations between the Brazilian state and Dubai.
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